Thursday, March 30, 2017
ORLO'DEH-DEH ADAM KA'LUM

ORLO’DEH-DEH ADAM KA’LUM (ALL THE THINGS MY FATHER TOLD ME) by...

ORLO'DEH-DEH ADAM KA'LUM is a poem written in Idoma. The poem is written and translated by Akor Emmanuel Oche. ORLO'DEH-DEH ADAM KA'LUM . Òyi ga'é, ga kalò...

Down the drain: Lines by Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

two weeks two days i still don't know which night it was when your eyes closed upon you 'enough!' the bartender shouted but it's your voice rumbling in my stomach 'save me!' I...
You Lied, Mama

You Lied, Mama: Lines by Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

one morning, you tapped me. 'Wake up,' you said, 'it's time to be an adult' i scrambled around the room, searching: a piece of cloth to hide my...
Na so them talk by Ikenna Okeh

NA THEM TALK by Ikenna Okeh

NA THEM TALK by Ikenna Okeh Them talk say ‘life na jeje’ But na them make me feel like say I be lazy man Them tell us...

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Eketi Edima Ette

Eketi Edima Ette writes in Eket/Ibibio, a language spoken by Eketi and Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria. She throws emphasis on the need for openness and...

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Harriet Anena

Harriet Anena writes a poem in Acholi, a language spoken by the Acholi of Northern Uganda. Enjoy!   Dako ikin Mon Awinyo Akello celo nyero ki I...

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Mimi Mwiya

Mimi Mwiya, Namibian, writes a poem in Silozi about being a woman. Mimi says 'as a woman, as a human being, you can be...
Edna Adan Ismail

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Jama Musse Jama

It is International Women's Day and Praxis celebrates this by featuring works upholding womanhood written by Africans in indigenous African languages, followed by an English translation. This initiative...
A Ciza, A Hura (Carrot $ Stick)

A Ciza, A Hura (Carrot & Stick) na Aliyu Wali

A Ciza, A Hura na Aliyu Wali Toh Bismillahi Ga wasu baitoci Nima in samu in shiga layi In tofa nawa albarkaci Don in kara bayani Wake ne aka yo...

Yallabai! na Maryam Aliko Mohammed

Mu na sallama tare da yi muku maraba zuwa wannan fage na mu na 'Tsokaci Cikin Wannan Rayuwar Ta Mu'. Ko wane ranar Juma'a,...
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